2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
    Jan 27, 2023  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family and Consumer Sciences Certificate of Achievement


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The Family and Consumer Sciences program is designed to develop those skills necessary for gainful employment in the field of Home Economics. Combined with courses such as business, journalism, television, or advertising, the Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum can also fulfill the vocational objectives of those who want to use their background in business or communications. Those wishing to transfer to a four-year college and receive a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics should refer to the transfer program in the catalog and in the catalog of the intended college of transfer.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Identify and analyze current research on a consumer science topic.
  • Use the psychology of advertising and the marketplace and identify motivations and trends.
  • Develop a personal and/or family budget.

Total Units for the Certificate: 27


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